Bill Status of HB4317 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COMMISSION MENTAL HEALTH REFRM
Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Commission on Mental Health Reform Act. Creates the Commission on Mental Health Reform. Establishes membership on the Commission and its duties. Provides that the Commission shall be chaired by the Secretary of Human Services or the Secretary's designee. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall provide necessary administrative and other support for the Commission. Provides that the Commission, with administrative support provided by the Department of Human Services, shall produce and submit policy recommendations, both administrative and legislative, to the General Assembly and the Governor in the form of an annual report. Provides that the annual report shall include summary information about mental health services in the State, including challenges, deficiency in services, and recommendations for increasing and improving mental health services and bringing about reform. Provides that the report must address all of the concerns and issues listed. Provides that the Commission shall submit the annual report in the month of March, and during this month its representatives shall testify before the Mental Health and Addiction Committee of the House of Representatives and the Health Committee of the Senate to present its findings, make recommendations, and answer questions. Provides that the first annual report shall be submitted within one year after the first meeting of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall be dissolved 5 years after the effective date of the Act. Repeal the Act 6 years after its effective date.